Millions of new coronavirus testing kits could be ready in days, rather than weeks or months, according to Public Health England.
Even though the number of coronavirus cases is low in Syria, there are big worries that this will change very quickly.
Millions of displaced people live in the northwestern province of Idlib, which has a weak healthcare system destroyed by years of conflict.
Five COVID-19 cases have been reported, but many are concerned the virus will soon reach them.
Al Jazeera's Sinem Koseoglu has more. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top infectious disease expert at the National Institutes of Health says, more tests for the new coronavirus will be available "in a week or so." (March 13) Up to 50 million jobs in the global travel and tourism sector are at risk because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council.
In Mexico, the Easter holiday is a critical time for many people's livelihoods.
Al Jazeera's John Holman travelled to the coastal town of Acapulco to show us how the income of many is in jeopardy. People working in the gig economy and in travel and entertainment jobs are facing financial strain as a result of the coronavirus.